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d34ng3l021
06-19-2008, 12:29 PM
Here is a thread dedicated to one of the best shows ever.

Synopsis: Level-headed son Michael Bluth takes over family affairs after his father is imprisoned. But the rest of his spoiled, dysfunctional family are making his job unbearable (IMDb).

I myself have not seen a funnier show that has so many layers of humor. I have already seen all 3 seasons, but as I was watching it again I caught on to so many more jokes than I did the first time. There are so many references to items such as Charlie Brown (Charlie Brown Screenshot (http://content.answers.com/main/content/wp/en/4/42/Arrested_Development_-_Good_Grief.jpg)) and the Diary of Anne Frank. Even references aside, there is just a continuous string of jokes that are replayed again and again to add to the depth of the show. If you have not watched this show, I (along with many others), highly recommend you to watch it here (http://www.hulu.com/arrested-development). Its a high quality site.

There is also a movie that will most likely be produced. I am very excited for that as well (it will probably have so many jokes for the people who have watched the show).

xooberon
06-19-2008, 12:56 PM
got the season 1 dvd today. one of the funniest shows i've ever seen. i think tobias is my favourite character

Mr.Regular
06-19-2008, 01:02 PM
My favourite TV Show ever. But it needs to be watched from the beginning to the end in chronological order in order to fully appreciate all of the jokes. I cant wait for the movie!

Or Moyal
06-19-2008, 02:08 PM
Beyond awesome. AD goes down in my book as the greatest sitcom ever. The fact that it only lasted three seasons is an injustice of epic proportions.

Dr. Gonzo
06-19-2008, 02:12 PM
GOB: It's not a trick Michael, it's an illsuion. Tricks are what whores do for money (see's there are children around)........ or cocaine.

I could go on forever with awesome quotes. It is tied for my favorite show ever. So brilliant.

steelersgirl5
06-19-2008, 02:25 PM
AD is quoted to be the "best TV show you will never see"

d34ng3l021
06-19-2008, 02:31 PM
One of my more favorite quotes:

Wife Of Gob: I'm in love with your brother-in-law.
Gob: You're in love with your own brother? The one in the army?
Wife Of Gob: No, your sister's husband.
Gob: Michael? Michael!
Wife Of Gob: No, that's your sister's brother.
Gob: No, I'm my sister's brother. You're in love with me - me.
Wife Of Gob: I'm in love with Tobias.
Gob: My brother-in-law?
Wife Of Gob: I know it can never be, so I'm leaving. I'm enlisting in the army.
Gob: To be with your brother ..
Wife Of Gob: No!

Or Moyal
06-19-2008, 04:15 PM
My favorite moment has to be the 'mole' scene in one of the closing episodes of S3. Tobias in the giant mole suit stepping on the model village, then GM and his jetpack flying in to combat the Molezilla. I quite literally lost breath.

xooberon
06-19-2008, 05:32 PM
G.O.B.: Yeah, I think that they’re going to know that Annyong’s not your...
Annyong: Annyong.
G.O.B.: Would somebody please tell this insufferable child... to... God!

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s2/xooberon/gob1.png

love that moment

Or Moyal
06-19-2008, 09:23 PM
Lindsey: Stop it! You've got nothing to gain from that!
Girl With Low Self Esteem: That's easy for you to say; you already have a hat!

Hwoarang
06-19-2008, 09:26 PM
I own all 3 seasons. It's greatness.

::indeed::

Brodeur
06-19-2008, 09:31 PM
One of my more favorite quotes:

Wife Of Gob: I'm in love with your brother-in-law.
Gob: You're in love with your own brother? The one in the army?
Wife Of Gob: No, your sister's husband.
Gob: Michael? Michael!
Wife Of Gob: No, that's your sister's brother.
Gob: No, I'm my sister's brother. You're in love with me - me.
Wife Of Gob: I'm in love with Tobias.
Gob: My brother-in-law?
Wife Of Gob: I know it can never be, so I'm leaving. I'm enlisting in the army.
Gob: To be with your brother ..
Wife Of Gob: No!

What makes that scene funnier is knowing that Amy Poehler is Will Arnett's wife.

Hwoarang
06-19-2008, 09:35 PM
Some of my favs.

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/26/49431591_1f85a8689e.jpg

"I just blue myself"

http://www.webstersismybitch.com/images/tobias_funke.jpg

iowatreat54
06-19-2008, 09:37 PM
just finished season 1, hopefully will get through season 2 this weekend...I've heard that Tobias really steps up his game in season 2, so that's something to look forward to...

HChu
06-19-2008, 09:45 PM
This is great, but where were all you people when it was actually on Fox and couldn't buy ratings?! But as long as you love it, you're good in my book. Arrested Development was the best show to ever grace a television screen, you could surely find numerous easter eggs and references in all the episodes and of course some of the best/most memorable quotes ever.

Brodeur
06-19-2008, 09:49 PM
This is great, but where were all you people when it was actually on Fox and couldn't buy ratings?! But as long as you love it, you're good in my book. Arrested Development was the best show to ever grace a television screen, you could surely find numerous easter eggs and references in all the episodes and of course some of the best/most memorable quotes ever.

I watched every single episode that Fox aired, even the quadruple finale that was featured at the same time as the opening of the Olympics (part of Fox's great marketing strategy).

Hwoarang
06-19-2008, 10:21 PM
Why isn't this in syndication?

Also, everytime AD is brought up I like to post this.

http://youtube.com/watch?v=DeFV5GprfaQ

cunningham06
06-19-2008, 10:29 PM
I heard about the movie, and really hope that it gets made. My girlfriend introduced me to the show and I'm now a huge fan.

HChu
06-19-2008, 11:22 PM
I watched every single episode that Fox aired, even the quadruple finale that was featured at the same time as the opening of the Olympics (part of Fox's great marketing strategy).

Same here, and I know Fox just showed it's love for it so much by doing that.

TitleTown088
06-20-2008, 02:06 AM
It was partially my fault. I thought I saw a Graham cracker.

xooberon
06-20-2008, 08:39 AM
Methinks a cupid I shall play!

http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s2/xooberon/tobias.jpg

jballa838
12-16-2008, 06:07 PM
http://www.amazon.com/Arrested-Development-Complete-Jason-Bateman/dp/B000JJ3Y78?tag=slickdeals

all three seasons

The_Dude
12-16-2008, 06:27 PM
[QUOTE=Hwoarang;1109840]Some of my favs.

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/26/49431591_1f85a8689e.jpg

My wife told me that she almost bought me a shirt that just said ANALRAPIST on the front. She decided against it because she knew that i'd wear it all the time.

I'm going to have to find it for myself....

d34ng3l021
12-16-2008, 08:42 PM
http://www.amazon.com/Arrested-Development-Complete-Jason-Bateman/dp/B000JJ3Y78?tag=slickdeals

all three seasons

I think its out of stock right now. Amazing deal and its awesome to know tons of people bought it.

I was thinking of buying it (I already own all 3 seasons) and gifting it, but I dont know who I would give it too...

Todd Bertuzzi
12-16-2008, 08:46 PM
http://blogs.nypost.com/popwrap/photos/Buster_Bluth_arrested.jpg
Hey brother!

dabears10
12-16-2008, 09:07 PM
http://img150.imageshack.us/img150/9590/loosealck0.jpg

Guy on Beach: "LOOSE SEAL! Watch out for the Loose Seal."
Buster: I don't care about Lucille. She lies.

fischbowl
12-16-2008, 10:30 PM
http://blogs.seattleweekly.com/threadcount/tony-wonder_288x442.jpg

Wonder!

fenikz
12-16-2008, 10:33 PM
Gob: Franklin said some things Whitey wasn’t ready to hear.

Michael: Gob, weren’t you also mercilessly beaten outside of a club in Torrance for that act?

Gob: He also said some things that African-American-y wasn’t ready to hear either.

fischbowl
12-16-2008, 10:34 PM
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_WzJyMmRXT3U/RyLP0WfOfYI/AAAAAAAAAHA/T2z72T_4T2s/s400/Pres+1+copy.jpg

Anyone?

Boston
12-16-2008, 10:42 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIT5sFhw4sU

Michael: Has anyone in this family ever even seen a chicken?

dabears10
12-16-2008, 10:50 PM
nIT5sFhw4sU

Michael: Has anyone in this family ever even seen a chicken?

Caw ca Caw Caw ca Caw.

rumfinator
12-16-2008, 10:54 PM
That video was amazing!

A Perfect Score
12-17-2008, 12:13 AM
I recently re-watched all three seasons of AD, and it is just below Dexter as my favourite TV show ever. Its such a shame it got cancelled. I really think it could have gone longer. They wrapped it up nicely however. How about favourite characters?

G.O.B is definately mine. Will Arnett is an epic win.

fischbowl
12-17-2008, 06:24 AM
Nothing beats Tobias, APS.

The_Dude
12-17-2008, 06:48 AM
I also have to go with the AnalRapist.... his constant Freudian Slips are priceless.

http://i463.photobucket.com/albums/qq352/nerickson_photo/122466.jpg

Notredameleo
12-17-2008, 12:54 PM
Hmmmm....Why did this show ever get cancelled. Its amazing!!

Xiomera
12-17-2008, 01:08 PM
I love this show. Though to be honest, it weakened as it went along, IMO. But with that said, even at its lowest point it still was better than 98% of shows on TV.

d34ng3l021
12-17-2008, 07:37 PM
I love this show. Though to be honest, it weakened as it went along, IMO. But with that said, even at its lowest point it still was better than 98% of shows on TV.

I dont know. Season 1 was great. Season 2 was the best one in my opinion. Season 3 was only between good-great. But what you said is completely true, about its lowest point.

Xiomera
12-17-2008, 07:42 PM
I dont know. Season 1 was great. Season 2 was the best one in my opinion. Season 3 was only between good-great. But what you said is completely true, about its lowest point.

Yeah, I guess you could argue Season 2 was just as strong as 1, but Season 3 definitely took a dip, IMO. It's been a while since I watched the early seasons . . .

Brodeur
12-17-2008, 07:45 PM
I love this show. Though to be honest, it weakened as it went along, IMO. But with that said, even at its lowest point it still was better than 98% of shows on TV.

This is the Arrested Development thread, not The Simpsons thread.

Dr. Gonzo
12-17-2008, 08:37 PM
I dont know. Season 1 was great. Season 2 was the best one in my opinion. Season 3 was only between good-great. But what you said is completely true, about its lowest point.

I agree with that. I thought Season 3 is was still some of the best comedic TV I have ever watched but it wasn't season 1/2 good.

MR F

dabears10
12-17-2008, 08:41 PM
I agree with that. I thought Season 3 is was still some of the best comedic TV I have ever watched but it wasn't season 1/2 good.

MR F

Michael: Well that was Re- misguided.

Tobzilla
12-17-2008, 08:54 PM
I like gob's chicken dance. cuck-ca-cuck-ca-cauw

Hollywood
12-17-2008, 09:02 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24Bubq11mR8

Anyone want to share how to embed youtube videos?

Dr. Gonzo
12-17-2008, 09:06 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24Bubq11mR8

Anyone want to share how to embed youtube videos?

[youtube]everything that appears after the = sign so 24Bubq11mR8[./youtube] but no .

dabears10
12-17-2008, 09:08 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24Bubq11mR8

Anyone want to share how to embed youtube videos?

address after the = sign[/youtube ]
so
[youtube]24Bubq11mR8